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Assemblywoman Waldron announces signature of bill to reduce spread of HIV and AIDS

 

Last updated 8/2/2018 at 4:35pm



SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown signed AB 1791, by Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (R-Escondido), to help reduce the further spread of HIV & AIDS in California communities July 18.  

The legislation recommends the Medical Board look at primary care continuing education in lifesaving treatments and protocols to prevent new HIV infections.  

Currently there is no requirement primary care doctors receive this training resulting in lost opportunities for physician/patient encounters which could save lives, reduce new infection rates and educate patients. 

“AB 1791 is an important step increase t...



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